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Ciao Cholula

Not only is this my fiftieth blog post (Fifty?! How have I found that much to say?), but it is also the last of my *official* year abroad (don’t worry #notaslefanas, Notas Lejanas is sticking around for a bit longer yet…). 1,152 more words

Year Abroad

Remembering Mass Rape During Sexual Assault Awareness Month

By Nicole Fox, Ph.D.

Last month, Secretary of State John Kerry condemned the terrorist group ISIS for the violent acts they have committed in Iraq and Syria, noting that this violence constitutes what the United Nations considers… 646 more words


"We are blind to an epidemic of domestic abuse"

When Helen Titchener stabbed her domineering husband in an episode of The Archers last weekend, it seemed as though everyone wanted to talk about domestic abuse.

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Quote Of The Day

For a moment

For a moment, imagine you’re a girl, any girl.  You’re sleeping, your eyes half-closed.  Maybe it’s raining outside and you lie dreaming.  Or maybe the sun has already risen.  590 more words


This violent, misogynistic music video is creating major controversy in Mexico

“You taste like a lie,” the smartly dressed narcocorrido (drug ballad) singer Gerardo Ortiz croons before he walks in on his voluptuous lover in bed with another man. 1,110 more words


Women Empowerment: A Big No to Dowry.

Couple of weeks ago I published a blog (an open letter to groom) requesting groom to prohibit dowry transaction and how dowry affects our society in general and female status in specific. 844 more words

Social Issues.